Tag: BBC

Cory Henry Performs Billie Jean at the BBC Proms

R&B

Witness Cory Henry’s multi-instrumental cover of Billie Jean with Jacob Collier, Cory Henry, Jules Buckley and the Metropole Orkest....

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Radio 1’s DJ Semtex Premieres Reppatwa’s Before I Begin

Hip Hop

The London emcee receives major radio coverage for the first single from his debut album, In The Name Of Reps. It’s not everyday you...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: BBC Short Change – How To Download Music Legally

Music

Back in 2005, music downloads were still in their infancy. Here’s a video from ’05 on how to download music legally thanks to...

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BBC Radio 4: The Art Of The Loop

Sampling

BBC Radio 4’s The Art Of The Loop, presented by Matthew Herbert, essential listening for all you Sampleface readers. Firstly,...

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Black Music On British Radio: Is There Now More Choice?

Music

Guest writer Ashton James Brown aka Ashterisk the Beat Reaper addresses black music representation on British radio and asks whether we...

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Benji B Interviews Madlib On Radio 1 Show “Exploring Future Beats”

Interviews

Benji B spoke to Madlib on his Exploring Future Beats show about the future of Madvillain’s next LP, sampling, and a fall out with...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: When Albums Ruled the World (Documentary)

Video

When Albums Ruled The World is a BBC documentary looking back at a time when music wasn't so disposable and downloads didn't exist....

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RKZ’s February Sessions (Episode 1)

R&B, Soul, Video

RKZ has kindly provided us with some “making of” footage of his session with Gifted The Great. Do these guys ever stop...

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Gilles Peterson – Donald Byrd Tribute Mix

Jazz, Soul

BBC radio DJ Gilles Peterson pays homage to the late Donald Byrd in his first tribute mix. First things first, RIP Donald Byrd. Born...

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ONE TO WATCH: ThisisDA

Hip Hop

18 year old Bristol-based hip hop artist ThisisDA is our One To Watch. I think he’s one to watch for the future – Sam Bonham...

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DOOM’s BBC Radio 1 Takeover

Hip Hop

BBC Radio 1 had something that London club the other day didn’t yesterday – DOOM in a building for two hours. Jokes aside, he...

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